A bunch of Pinot gris grapes. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)
The Pioneer Wine Trail in Southeast Michigan invites you to a special "Michigan Wine Celebration" on Saturday, April 12, and Sunday, April 13. Each winery along the trail will feature an appetizer or dessert prepared by a local chef and paired with their featured wine. The ticket price also includes one tasting glass. A recipe card with the featured recipe will be given out to ticket holders at each winery.
Tickets for this self-driven tour with eight food and wine pairings are $30. Each ticket includes up to six additional wines at each winery. Planned food and wine pairings include:
Burgdorf's Winery, Roasted Chicken Posole - Cayuga or Pinot Gris
Chateau Aeronautique Winery, Roasted turkey salad croissant with almonds & cranberries by Country House Catering - Aviatrix Blush
Cherry Creek – TBA
Flying Otter Winery, Fiesta chicken taco with creamy cilantro sauce and mango salsa - Noiret
J. Trees Cellars, Prosciutto Caprese Panini - Frazzle Frizzante Rose’
Lone Oak Vineyard Estate, Prime Rib Chimi Pot Pie – 2010 Cabernet Sauvignon
Pentamere Winery, Leek, portobello and gruyere tart – May Wine
Sandhill Crane Vineyards, – 3 Cheese mac & cheese - Sur Lie Chardonnay
There are a limited number of tickets available, ticket sales will end on Wednesday, April 9 at midnight (or when sold out), and tickets will not be available the day of the event.
Ticket holders are welcome to visit each location over the two-day event, or they may choose to limit their visits (as time permits). The Wine Trail encourages ticket holders to bring a designated driver. Hours of the event are Saturday, April 12, from 11:00 AM to 6:00 PM and Sunday, April 13, from noon to 6:00 PM.
For more information call (517) 592-4663 or (517) 531-3080. Please note: Ticket holders are welcome to visit each location over the two-day event, or they may choose to limit their visits (as time permits). Purchase your tickets at : www.pioneerwinetrail.com